President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Army Chief of Training and Operations, Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General, the same rank as the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai. The Nigerian Army confirmed this promotion in a release
By Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu has said that collaborators of Boko Haram insurgents are fueling insecurity issues in the Northeast. The collaboration, according to him, involves the supply of fuel and other logistics to insurgents in Sambisa Forest, Northern Borno and the […]
No fewer than 29 bandits have been killed by operatives of Operation Hadarin Daji in an onslaught carried out by the troops in Moriki forest of Zamfara. This was confirmed by the Public Relations Officers of the operation, Lt. Oni Orisun in Gusau on Thursday. He said that the troops moved against the bandits after they failed […]
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday it has begun proceedings to court-martial 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping, and desertion, among other criminal offences. Inaugurating the court proceedings in Port Harcourt, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Army 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Jamil Sarham said the suspects were officers and soldiers of the division.
By Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has lost no fewer than 10 soldiers to the killing of 64 terrorists when troops clashed with Boko Haraminsurgents on Tuesday at Darak, Cameroon. The troops, in a fierce battle with the insurgents, captured eight terrorists with the destruction of three Boko Haram speed boats. […]
By Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has alerted troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on the emerging security threats to nation. Buratai raised the alarm on Tuesday, while celebrating Eid-el-Fitr with troops of 22 Brigade, Dikwa in Borno state. He said the troops should not rest on their oars, because […]